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Garment Technologist - Womenswear

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Australia
Salary: AUD$85000 - AUD$90000 per annum
REF: 4505_1699530447
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Job Description

We have a once in a lifetime opportunity for a Garment Technologist to join a thriving, sustainable and growing retailer over in Australia!

We are looking for a Womenswear Garment Technologist / QA to support a successful womenswear fashion clothing brand.

In this role you'll be responsible for driving the quality and fit of apparel, ensuring that standards are met and exceeded through all stages of development. You'll be carrying out all fit sessions, assessing samples and reviewing garment measurements and construction.

A minimum of 3 years' experience across womenswear fashion is required for this role. This company offers sponsorship and a competitive relocation package.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Drive fit sessions, take full ownership that styles are fitted in the correct order and on time - in line with critical path per department.

  • Take full responsibility for approval of styles to bulk production.

  • Provide clear and direct technical instructions to offshore offices within the required timeline.

  • Assess and approve supplier test reports and care labels in line with required standards and delivery schedule.

  • Analyse customer returns; contribute to weekly assessment of returns report and demonstrate actions taken to reduce faulty returns.

  • Attend and contribute to weekly departmental tracking meetings with buying or production.

  • Ensure the fit process is complete within the target dates and any amendments do not impact "on time" delivery.

  • Train, support and develop the QA Assistant in quality team best practice.

Person Specifications:

  • At least 3 years' experience as a Garment Technologist or QA across womenswear in a fashion retail business.

  • Sound knowledge of garment construction.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook and Word)

  • Full understanding of critical path management as applied in a retail environment.

  • The ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and appropriately with colleagues, China, and others at all levels.

  • Strong communication and time management skills with good attention to detail.

  • Self-motivation & enthusiasm.